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Samsung Galaxy Camera (EK-GC100) Review

Samsung's latest experiment is the first camera to support both Android and 4G mobile broadband.

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Optical Zoom 21 x
Display Type touchscreen LCD
Display Size 4.77 in.
Display Resolution 921600 pixels
Battery Type removable lithium-ion
Battery Model Number EB524759VA
Height 71 mm
Width 129 mm
Depth 19 mm
Waterproof No
Shockproof No
Dustproof No
Weather-sealed No
Image Size Option Height 1944
Frame Rate(s) 30p, 60p
Maximum ISO 3200
Minimum ISO 100
Image Size Option Height 768
Image Size Option Height 1080
Image Size Option Height 1488
Original Price 499.99
Image Size Option Height 2736
Image Size Option Height 2592
Image Size Option Height 3072
Image Size Option Height 3456
Image Size Option Width 1024
Image Size Option Width 1920
Image Size Option Width 1984
Image Size Option Width 2592
Image Size Option Width 3648
Image Size Option Width 4608
Image Size Option Width 4608
Image Size Option Width 4608
Image Size Option Label 1M
Image Size Option Label W2M
Image Size Option Label 3M
Image Size Option Label 5M
Image Size Option Label 10M
Image Size Option Label W12M
Image Size Option Label P14M
Image Size Option Label 16M
Video Resolutions 320 x 240
Video Resolutions 640 x 480 (VGA)
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080
Sensor Type - New CMOS
Aspect Ratios 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
35mm Focal Length Minimum 23
35mm Focal Length Maximum 481
Focal Length Minimum 4.1
Focal Length Maximum 86.1
fstop Min 8.5
ISO Options
  • 100
  • 200
  • 400
  • 800
  • 1600
  • 3200
Type
  • Compact
  • High-End
Manual Controls
  • aperture priority mode
  • shutter priority mode
  • full manual exposure
  • custom white balance
  • ISO control
Connectivity Options
  • USB
  • microHDMI
Video Frame Rates
  • 30p
Video Frame Rates
  • 60p
  • 30p
Video Frame Rates
  • 60p
  • 30p
Video Frame Rates
  • 30p
Quality Settings
  • Fine
  • Superfine
  • Normal
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720
fstop Max 2.8
Software n/a
Direct Printing Yes
Playback Options Edit, Slideshow, Favorites, Continuous shot play, Face tag, Copy to clipboard, Rotate, Crop, Set as, Buddy photo share, Print, Show on map, Rename, Scan for nearby devices, Details, Zoom
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Built in Flash Yes
Bracketing Auto Exposure Bracket
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 stops at 1/3-stop intervals
Automatic Modes Auto, Smart, Program Auto
Burst Yes
Speed No
Self Timer 2 sec., 5 sec., 10 sec.
Shutter Speed 16 - 1/2000 sec.
Shutter Type Electronic
Metering Modes Multiple, Spot, Center-weighted
AF Assist Illuminator Yes
Focusing Modes Auto, Macro
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection
Compression Normal, Fine, Superfine
Media New microSD, SIM card
Brand Name (Samsung)
Sensor Size 1/2.3"-type
Manufacturer Name Samsung
Still Pixel Count (effective) 16.3
Model Colors white
Weight 305

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Product Tour
  4. Hardware
  5. Photo Gallery
  6. Image Quality
  7. Sharpness
  8. Color
  9. Noise Reduction
  10. Distortion
  11. Video
  12. Usability
  13. Ease of Use
  14. Handling
  15. Controls
  16. Speed
  17. Features
  18. Extras
  19. Video Features
  20. Conclusion
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